Quotation Explorer - 'Detective'

These detective series on TV always end at precisely the right moment-after the criminal is arrested and before the court turns him loose. - Robert Orben
On romance books: We might assume then that men, major consumers of thrillers, westerns, and detective fiction, enjoy being beaten up, tortured, shot, stabbed dragged by galloping horses, and thrown out of moving vehicles. - Daphne Clair
What was Dr. Mera's motive for murder? I don't need to tell that to a writer of detective novels such as yourself. You know well enough yourself that even without a motive, a murderer lives to kill. - Rampo Edogawa
Jail's are a spooky place," remarked Bill, trying to match the pace of detective Adam."Oh that is nothing in front of the ultimate fear" replied detective Adam."Ultimate fear?""Funny thing that, the ultimate fear is also the ultimate relief.""Which is?""Death - Rao Umar Javed
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
Micro: When his mind detached from his body he saw the murderer stab him repeatedly. Later, he told the detective - who retired. He blamed stress. - Anthony North
A detective digs around in the garbage of people's lives. A novelist invents people and then digs around in their garbage. - Joe Gores
Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant...The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives. - Derek Landy
Sometimes being an actor is like being some kind of detective where you're on the search for a secret that will unlock the character. - Philip Seymour Hoffman
The world’s best detective is a suspicious woman. - Matshona Dhliwayo
My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky. - Alan Moore
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories. - Arthur C. Clarke
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